Thursday, December 29, 2011

A HOLIDAY INN MY CLOSET...vintage sparkles


Hello darling readers and new followers, today I am excited to share with you my vintage, Joanna sparkle shirt that I scored at my local church thrift store recently.  That place is a goldmine full of special treasures at amazing prices.  When I visit, I am greeted by Theresa with a kiss and a hug...can't get much better than that!!  I paid 3 dollars for this little number and just in time for the spectacular wedding that Rob and I are attending on New Year's Eve.  Dana, who is a follower of this blog and a friend from my previous job, is marrying Mike, her sweetheart.

Next up I am more even more excited to share with you my vintage Gianni Versace blazer that I snagged at Goodwill for (are you seated?) good, I wouldn't want you to faint, $3.99.  Don't hate me, I love you!!   I have never worn this until today.  I love it!

Chandelier earrings( are they still in style?)  who cares, I am wearing mine.  Avon catalog years ago.

This darling little ribbon is borrowed from a thrifted dress in my closet. Shoes from Macy's BCBG, recent sale purchase.
 
Vintage beaded purse in perfect condition was less than $5 at Goodwill as well.  Lauren Conrad for Kohls' pleated skirt.
 
So what do you think darlings, is this outfit New Year's Eve wedding worthy?  I really wanted to avoid the malls and use items in my closet hence, HOLIDAY INN MY CLOSET.  PLUS, comfort is a huge factor.  Who wants to be dying in their heels and tight dress?  Not me.  I need to be able to get low on the dance floor!!!

I could end up changing my mind completely and wearing my LBD that is very comfortable.  Have a great day and thank you so much for dropping by.  Dawn xo


12 comments:

kaitlin {bee-loved} said...

holy cannolies girl you got a killer deal on those duds! and you look fabulous, very wedding worthy in my opinion :)

two birds said...

You look gorgeous! I love all of your sparkle. This is the perfect look for a NYE wedding.

Megan Mae said...

Wow! This is a great look, I love your boots. I would honestly pick whatever is most comfortable to party in.

Rachel said...

wowie! just found your blog and adore your style!
This outfit is stunning :)
Rachel

Teddi said...

it's a wonderful new years and/or friend's wedding outfit. "holiday inn my closet", dawn you are sooo cute! you are an expert at finding treasures where no one else would look or see. enjoy your weekend. :)

Shelby said...

absolutely love this outfit!!

Tammy said...

Leave the LBD home. This one is a winner and pretty hot too! Ask your husband for his opinion. He'll side with me.

LoriLynn said...

YAY I just ordered that skirt a few days ago as a last hurrah before I start my no new 2012...I am extra excited to get it now seeing how awesome it looks on you! We can be twinsies! And yes, totally a perfect NYE look!!

Lisa said...

I love this outfit. Perfect for the wedding and with plenty of sparkle to usher in a new and fabulous year. Plus, awesome shoes that look way more comfy that heels. A girl's gotta be able get her dance on!

The Dainty Doll's House said...

Marvelous sparkle!! Love it. Fabulous one to wear to a wedding, congrats to them!! I hope it will be an enjoyable time. Enjoy the New Year's celebrations & I hope this new one will bring you lots of happiness, love and excitement!! xoxox

Jessie said...

Dawn you look amazing!!! I love love love that shirt, and your shoes and... everything!! amazing job... I hope you had a great holiday!!

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Emilie said...

i've been attracted to anything sparkly so the photos are all magnetizing (does this word even exist lol) and sparkly chandeliers earrings are always in fashion!

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